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1972
1972
An article appeared in People Magazine titled Feeding on Dreams In A Bubble Gum Culture.

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January 1972
The Osmonds cancelled their first trip to Britain due to Wayne going into the hospital for a hernia operation.

January 1, 1972
Saturday
Washington’s local rado station, WPGC, played the top 100 songs from 1971.  Among their play list was One Bad Apple at #8, Go Away Little Girl at #28 and Sweet and Innocent at #53.

January 1, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds’ LP, Homemade, fell to #117 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s album, The Donny Osmond Album, fell to #61 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

Donny’s album, To You With Love, remained at #20 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart for the third week.

Donny’s single, Hey Girl, remained at #10 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart.

Donny’s single, Hey Girl, rose to #22 on Billboard’s Easy Listening Chart.


January 4, 1972
Tuesday

 

The Osmond Brothers made a guest appearance on the Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour which aired on CBS-TV on this date.  The Osmond Brothers introduced their new single, Down By The Lazy River and Donny sang his current single, Hey Girl. They also sang a medley with Glen which included Tiger Rag, If I Didn't Care, Jukebox Saturday Night, I Want To Hold Your Hand, Sh- Boom, Little Darlin', Only You, and Surfin' USA. Other guests were Totie Fields and Dom DeLuise.

January 8, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds’ LP, Homemade, fell to #132 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s album, The Donny Osmond Album, fell to #100 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

Donny’s album, To You With Love, fell to #24 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

Donny’s single, Hey Girl, remained at #10 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart for the third week.

Donny’s single, Hey Girl, rose to #21 on Billboard’s Easy Listening Chart.


January 13, 1972
Thursday
Tom Osmond married Lyn Heslop in the Salt Lake City Temple in Salt Lake City, UT.  There were over six inches of snow on the ground.  A wedding reception was held at the Lion House.  Over 1,000 guests attended the reception, including record producer, Mike Curb.  Their 5-tier wedding cake was decorated with sugar swans, flowers, flags, and choir singers.

January 15, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds’ LP, Homemade, fell to #140 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s album, The Donny Osmond Album, fell to #102 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

Donny’s album, To You With Love, fell to #27 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

Donny’s single, Hey Girl, rose to #9  on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart.

Donny’s single, Hey Girl, remained at #21 on Billboard’s Easy Listening Chart for the second week.  After five weeks, this was its last appearance on the chart.  It reached its highest position of #21 on 1/8/72 where it remained for two weeks.


January 15, 1972
Saturday
Billboard Magazine spotlighted Down By The Lazy River, stating:  “The group kicks off ’72 with a super rhythm number, and Osmond original that will put them at #1.  Flip is also a heavy rhythm number with potential from the rock opera, Truth of Truths.  Flip:  He’s The Light Of The World.

January 20, 1972
Thursday
The Osmonds’ album, Homemade was awarded a gold record from the RIAA on this date.

January 22, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds’ LP, Homemade, fell to #150 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s album, The Donny Osmond Album, fell to #113 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

Donny’s album, To You With Love, remained at #27 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

Donny’s single, Hey Girl, fell to #16 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Down By The Lazy River debuted at #68 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart.


January 26, 1972
Wednesday
Donny’s album, To You With Love was awarded a gold record by the RIAA on this date.

January 29, 1972
Saturday

The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, debuted at # 175 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ LP, Homemade, remained at #150 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s album, The Donny Osmond Album, fell to #122 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

Donny’s album, To You With Love, remained at #27 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart for the third week..

Donny’s single, Hey Girl, fell to #26 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart.  After 10 weeks, this was its last appearance on the chart.  It reached its highest position at #9 on 1/15/72.

The Osmonds’ single, Down By The Lazy River rose to #32 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart.

 


February 1972
The Osmond Brothers launched their own recording label, Kolob.  It was distributed through MGM records.

February 2, 1972
Wednesday
A newspaper article appeared in the Valley News Dispatch stating during the year 1971, 146 records were certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America.  Singles and albums listed for the second half of 1971 included Sweet and Innocent, Go Away Little Girl, Yo-Yo, the Osmonds LP and The Donny Osmond Album.

February 5, 1972
Saturday
The Osmond Brothers performed in San Diego, California.

February 5, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds’ LP, Homemade, fell to #163 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s album, The Donny Osmond Album, fell to #150 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

Donny’s album, To You With Love, fell to #28 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Down By The Lazy River rose to #12 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, jumped to #23 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.


February 6, 1972
Sunday
The Osmonds performed at the Oakland Coliseum Arena in Oakland, CA.

February 11, 1972
Friday
The Osmonds performed at San Antonio’s Hemis Fair Arena in San Antonio, Texas.  They were staying at the Hilton Hotel.  Donny, Jay, and Merrill were assigned room 1624.  Alan and Wayne were assigned room 1628, and George, Olive, Marie, and Jimmy were staying in room 1622.  A couple of fans were staying in room 1620.  A basket of fruit meant for Donny had been mis-delivered to the girls’ room.  They called the hotel manager and he told them they could deliver the fruit to the Osmonds personally.  Alan accepted the fruit and then introduced them to the family.  One girl noticed a ring that Jay was wearing.  He told her he had received it while he was in Japan, and then took the ring off his finger and gave it to her.  The other girl noticed a ring lying on top of the television.  Donny told her that someone gave him the ring in Hawaii and gave her the ring.  Jay and Donny gave each girl a kiss on the cheek.  According to the newspaper article, Donny gave the maid a purple rabbit’s foot to give to one of the girls after they left.

February 12, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds performed at the Denver Coliseum in Denver, Colorado for 11,000 people.

February 12, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds’ LP, Homemade, remained at #163 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart for the second week.  After 34 weeks, this was its last appearance on the chart.  It reached its highest position of #22 on 08/07/71 where it stayed for two weeks.

Donny’s album, The Donny Osmond Album, rose to #146 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

Donny’s album, To You With Love, fell to #33 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Down By The Lazy River rose to #7 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, jumped to #17 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s single, Go Away Little Girl was at #10 in Mexico.


February 19, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, The Donny Osmond Album, fell to #155 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

Donny’s album, To You With Love, fell to #44 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Down By The Lazy River rose to #6 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, rose to #14 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s single, Go Away Little Girl remained at #10 in Mexico.


February 19, 1972
Saturday
Billboard Magazine spotlighted Donny’s single, Puppy Love, stating:  “Osmond revived Go Away Little Girl right into the number one spot on the Hot 100.  The re-doing of the Paul Anka smash has all that play and sales potency.  Flip is a strong piece of material from the rock opera, Truth of Truths.  Flip:  Let My People Go.

February 26, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, The Donny Osmond Album, fell to #160 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

Donny’s album, To You With Love, fell to #53 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Down By The Lazy River rose to #5 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, rose to #12 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s single, Go Away Little Girl remained at #10 in Mexico for the third week.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love debuted at #60 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.


March 2, 1972
Thursday
Jay celebrated his 17th birthday.

March 2 –
March 10, 1972
The Osmond Brothers opened in Las Vegas in the Circus Maximus Room at the Caesar’s Palace Hotel with Petula Clark.  They performed Motown Special, One Bad Apple, Sweet and Innocent, Puppy Love, Go Away Little Girl, Down By The Lazy River, Trouble, Yo-Yo, and Somewhere.

March 4, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, The Donny Osmond Album, rose to #159 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

Donny’s album, To You With Love, fell to #55 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Down By The Lazy River rose to #4 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, rose to #11 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s single, Go Away Little Girl was at #4 in Mexico.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love jumped to #38 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.


March 11, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, The Donny Osmond Album, rose to #154 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

Donny’s album, To You With Love, remained at #55 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Down By The Lazy River remained at #4 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, rose to #10 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s single, Go Away Little Girl was at #6 in Mexico.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love jumped to #11 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.

The Osmond’s single, Down By The Lazy River was #2 in Canada.

Donny’s single, Go Away Little Girl was at #9 in Denmark.


March 17, 1972
Friday
The Osmonds were in the recording studio recording And You Love Me, What Could It Be, Julie, Hold Her Tight, and Girl for their upcoming album, Crazy Horses.

March 18, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, The Donny Osmond Album, remained at #154 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart for the second week.  This was its last appearance after 37 weeks on the chart.  It reached its highest position of #13 on 9/25/71.

Donny’s album, To You With Love, fell to #57 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Down By The Lazy River fell to #10 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, fell to #14 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s single, Go Away Little Girl was at #3 in Mexico.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love rose to #9 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.


March 24, 1972
Friday

The Osmond Brothers’ single, Down By The Lazy River was awarded a gold record by the RIAA on this date.

March 24, 1972
Friday

Donny’s single, Puppy Love, was awarded a gold record by the RIAA on this date.

March 25, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, To You With Love, fell to #67 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Down By The Lazy River fell to #11 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, fell to #17 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s single, Go Away Little Girl was at #2 in Mexico.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love rose to #4 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.


March 25, 1972
Saturday
Billboard Magazine spotlighted Mother of Mine / Long Haired Lover From Liverpool stating:  “It is a new addition and pick more than 150 radio stations in 50 markets polled each week for the Top 40, MOR, country and soul, along with picks from Billboard Review Board.  The picks are based on the commercial potency of the disc.

March 30, 1972
Thursday
The Osmonds performed at the Cincinnati Gardens in Cincinnati, Ohio.

March 31, 1972
Friday
The Osmonds performed at the Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, TN.

April 1, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds performed at the Civic Coliseum in Knoxville, TN.

April 1, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, To You With Love, remained at #67 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Down By The Lazy River fell to #18 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, remained at #17 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s single, Go Away Little Girl remained at #2 in Mexico.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love rose to #3 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Down By The Lazy River was at #50 in Great Britain.


April 2, 1972
Sunday
According to an article in the Sunday Democrat and Chronicle from Rochester, New York, the Osmonds copped industry awards for Top New Vocal Group of 1971.  Record World called Donny the #2 Top Male Vocalist; Billboard Magazine called him #3 Top Singles Vocalist; Cash Box Magazine rated Donny as #6 New Male Vocalist; and Teen Entertainment Magazines labeled him as the Golden Galaxy Star of the Year.

April 5, 1972
Wednesday
The Osmonds performed in Baltimore, Maryland.

April 6, 1972
Thursday
The Osmonds performed at the Civic Arena.  (Don’t know exact location.)

April 7, 1972
Friday
The Osmond Brothers performed at the Memorial Auditorium for 10,000 people in Buffalo, New York.

April 8, 1972
Saturday
The Osmond Brothers performed at the Memorial Center in Rochester, New York for approximately 10,000 people.  Afterwards, they attended a private party with 200 guests in Pittsford, New York hosted by Stanley H. Moress – father of Stanley Moress, Jr., a public relations executive at MGM Records in Los Angeles, CA.

April 8, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, To You With Love, fell to #71 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Down By The Lazy River fell to #20 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, fell to #20 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s single, Go Away Little Girl remained at #2 in Mexico.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love fell to #6 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Down By The Lazy River was at #47 in Great Britain.


April 15, 1972
Saturday
Virginia Marie was born to Virl and Chris.

April 15, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, To You With Love, fell to #78 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Down By The Lazy River fell to #32 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, fell to #28 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s single, Go Away Little Girl remained at #3 in Mexico.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love fell to #7 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Down By The Lazy River was at #40 in Great Britain.

The Osmonds’ single, Down By The Lazy River was at #14 in Malaysia.


April 16, 1972
Sunday
Jimmy celebrated his 9th birthday.

April 17, 1972
Monday
The Osmonds were in the recording studio recording A Teenager In Love, Unchained Melody, and Too Young.

April 22, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, To You With Love, rose to #72 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Down By The Lazy River rose to #14 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart.  After 14 weeks, this was its last appearance on the chart.  It reached its highest position of #4 on 03/04/72 where it remained for two weeks.

The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, fell to #29 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s single, Go Away Little Girl remained at #4 in Mexico.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love fell to #11 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.

Jimmy’s single, Long Haired Lover From Liverpool debuted at #98 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Down By The Lazy River was at #40 in Great Britain.

The Osmonds’ single, Down By The Lazy River was at #4 in Malaysia.


April 28 -
April 29, 1972
The Osmond Brothers performed at the Honolulu International Center Arena (HIC Arena) in Honolulu, Hawaii.  They had sold out performances both nights with attendance by 8,000 people each night.

April 29, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, To You With Love, fell to #103 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, fell to #38 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s single, Go Away Little Girl remained at #6 in Mexico.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love fell to #15 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.

Jimmy’s single, Long Haired Lover From Liverpool rose to #96 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Down By The Lazy River was at #46 in Great Britain.

The Osmonds’ single, Down By The Lazy River was at #2 in Malaysia.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love was at #9 in Singapore.


April 30, 1972
Sunday
Merrill celebrated his 19th birthday.

May 1, 1972
Monday
The Osmonds were in the recording studio recording Let Me Be Your Teddy Bear, Tweedlee Dee, and Killer Joe for Jimmy’s upcoming album, Killer Joe.

May 1, 1972
Monday


Clips from the Osmonds' performance at the Forum in Los Angeles in December 1971 was shown on UK television.

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May 3, 1972
Wednesday
The Osmonds were in the recording studio recording Rubber Ball and My Girl for Jimmy’s upcoming album, Killer Joe, and That’s My Girl for the Osmonds’ upcoming album Crazy Horses.

May 4, 1972
Thursday
Olive Osmond celebrated her 47th birthday.

May 6, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, To You With Love, fell to #109 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, fell to #47 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love fell to #21 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.

Jimmy’s single, Long Haired Lover From Liverpool rose to #69 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love was at #7 in Singapore.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love as at #7 in Hong Kong.


May 10, 1972
Wednesday
The Osmonds were in the recording studio recording Mama’d Know What To Do, If My Dad Were President, and Little Girls Are Fun for Jimmy’s upcoming album, Killer Joe.

May 11, 1972
Thursday
Jimmy appeared on NBC-TV’s The Tonight Show and sang Long Haired Lover From Liverpool and Mother of Mine.

May 13, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, To You With Love, rose to #105 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, fell to #50 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love fell to #50 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.  After 12 weeks, this was its last appearance on the chart.  It reached its highest position of #3 on 04/01/72.

Jimmy’s single, Long Haired Lover From Liverpool rose to #59 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.

The Osmonds single, Down By The Lazy River was at #5 in Malaysia.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love was at #6 in Singapore.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love as at #3 in Hong Kong.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love as at #4 in Mexico.


May 19 -
May 25, 1972
The Osmond fly to Britain for their first appearance. 

May 20, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, To You With Love, fell to #134 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, fell to #69 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Jimmy’s single, Long Haired Lover From Liverpool rose to #56 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.

The Osmonds single, Down By The Lazy River was at #20 in Malaysia.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love was at #5 in Singapore.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love as at #2 in Hong Kong.


May 22, 1972
Monday
The Osmonds performed four songs before Queen Elizabeth II  at the Royal Gala Variety.  Other guests of the Royal Command Performance included Liza Minnelli and Lily Tomlin.  They met Queen Elizabeth on this date. The show was a benefit for the British Olympic Team.  The gala was taped and aired on television which marked the Osmonds’ debut on British television.  While they were in London, they also appeared on the television show, Top Of The Pops.

May 23, 1972
Tuesday
The Osmonds were in Paris  taping a French television show, Cadet Rousselle making this their first French television performance.  They wore their black jumpsuits and sang Down By The Lazy River with George, Olive, Marie and Jimmy in the audience. 

May 26, 1972
Friday
The Osmonds performed at the Indianapolis Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN.

May 27, 1972
Saturday

Portrait of Donny
Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny was reviewed by Billboard Magazine.  Their review stated:  “From the wealth of Osmond Family talent, comes another top performance by the million selling Donny.  With brother Alan helping in the production, Donny has a strong package that will delight his millions of fans, offering super readings on Hey There, Lonely Girl, Promise Me (written by several Osmonds), and I’ve Got Plans For You.  Includes his monster hit, Puppy Love.  Another dynamite LP from the young star.”

May 27, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, To You With Love, rose  to #125 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, fell to #77 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Jimmy’s single, Long Haired Lover From Liverpool rose to #41 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love was at #4 in Singapore.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love was at #4 in Hong Kong.

Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny debuted at #178 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Down By The Lazy River was at #10 in Hong Kong.


May 27, 1972
Saturday
The Royal Command Performance aired in the US on this date.  The Osmonds sang Down By The Lazy River, Puppy Love, and Somewhere.

May 28, 1972
Sunday
The Osmonds performed in Philadelphia, PA when Alan collapsed from fatigue and exhaustion.

May 29, 1972
Monday

The Osmond Brothers’ album, Phase III was awarded a gold record by the RIAA on this date.

May 31, 1972
Wednesday
The Osmonds were scheduled to appear at the Civic Center in Ottawa, Canada.  The show had been postponed a month due to the sudden collapse of Alan from fatigue and exhaustion.  The concert was rescheduled for June 29, 1972.

June 1, 1972
Thursday
An article appeared in the paper about the release of Portrait of Donny.

June 3, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, To You With Love, fell to #153 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, fell to #96 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Jimmy’s single, Long Haired Lover From Liverpool rose to #39 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love was at #2 in Singapore.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love was at #4 in Hong Kong.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love was at #3 in Mexico.

Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny rose to #46 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Down By The Lazy River was at #6 in Hong Kong.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love was at #7 in Puerto Rico.


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June 5, 1972
The Osmond Brothers' Live album was released.

June 10, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, To You With Love, fell to #176 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, fell to #104 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Jimmy’s single, Long Haired Lover From Liverpool remained #39 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love was at #6 in Hong Kong.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love was at #2 in Mexico.

Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny rose to #32 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young debuted at #72 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.


June 15, 1972
Thursday
Donny taped the Here’s Lucy show at Universal Studios in Hollywood, California.

June 17, 1972
Saturday

The Osmonds’ album, Live, was reviewed by Billboard Magazine.  Their review stated:  “Sensational live LP from the brothers.  Recorded at their Los Angeles concert, this dynamite package should outsell even their past million-selling albums.  Included are their hits, One Bad Apple, Yo-Yo, Down By The Lazy River.  Donny’s hits Go Away Little Girl, and Jimmy’s show stopper Trouble / I Gotta Woman and their Motown Medley which is a concert highlight and more all sure to thrill their millions of fans.  Great production and sound by Michael Lloyd and Alan Osmond.

June 17, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, To You With Love, fell to #195 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s chart. After 33 weeks, this was its last appearance on the chart.  It reached its highest position of #12 on 11/27/71 where it remained for three weeks.

The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, fell to #122 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Jimmy’s single, Long Haired Lover From Liverpool remained #38 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.

Donny’s single Puppy Love was at #1 in Singapore.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love was at #1 in Mexico.

Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny rose to #15 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young debuted at #35 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Live debuted at #120 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.


June 19, 1972
Monday
Articles appeared in nationwide newspapers stating the Osmonds had received 10 gold records in one year surpassing Elvis Presley with eight and the Beatles with nine within a 12 month period.

June 22, 1972
Thursday
Alan celebrated his 23rd birthday.

June 23, 1972
Friday
The Osmonds were in the recording studio recording Crazy Horses, Utah, We All Fall Down, Hey Mr. Taxi,  Life Is Hard Enough Without Goodbyes, and Big Finish for their upcoming album, Crazy Horses.

June 24, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, fell to #125 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Jimmy’s single, Long Haired Lover From Liverpool fell to #50 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.  After 10 weeks, this was its last appearance on the chart.  It reached its highest position of #38 on June 17, 1972.

Donny’s single Puppy Love was at #5 in Singapore.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love as at #14 in Hong Kong.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love was at #1 in Mexico.

Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny rose to #11 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young rose to #28 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Live jumped to #50 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young, debuted at #31 on Billboard’s Easy Listening Chart.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love, debuted at #36 on Britain’s chart.


June 24, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds’ single, Hold Her Tight was recommended by Billboard Magazine.  (There was no review, just the recommend.)

June 28, 1972
Wednesday
The Osmond concert scheduled for June 29 was postponed once again.  A new date had not been determined.

June 29, 1972
Thursday
Donny’s performance of Puppy Love was aired on Top Of The Pops in the UK.

July 1, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, fell to #136 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s single Puppy Love was at #17 in Hong Kong. 

Donny’s single, Puppy Love was at #1 in Mexico.

Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny rose to #8 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young rose to #18 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Live jumped to #35 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young, rose to #29 on Billboard’s Easy Listening Chart.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love, rose to #13 on Britain’s chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Hold Her Tight debuted at #76 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles Chart.


July 7, 1972
Friday
The Osmond Brothers performed in San Antonio, Texas at the Hemisphere Arena.

July 8, 1972
Saturday
The Osmond Brothers performed at the Hofheintz Pavilion in Houston, Texas.

July 8, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, fell to #140 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love was at #1 in Mexico.

Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny rose to #7 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young rose to #14 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Live jumped to #23 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young, rose to #28 on Billboard’s Easy Listening Chart.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love, rose to #3 on Britain’s chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Hold Her Tight rose to #39 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles Chart.


July 9, 1972
Sunday
The Osmond Brothers performed at the Hirsch Memorial Coliseum in Shreveport, LA.

July 10, 1972
Monday
The Osmond Brothers performed at the Barton Coliseum in Little Rock, Arkansas.

July 11, 1972
Tuesday
The Osmond Brothers performed at the Mid-South Coliseum in Memphis, Tennessee in front of 8,500 people.

Renee Wright, a 12 year old with Renal Failure got to meet the Osmonds.  The kidney ailment had reduced her to 33 pounds.  She was a patient at the LeBonher Hospital in Memphis and had been there for nearly 3 months.  A friend of her mother knew the Osmonds and asked if they would see her.  The Osmonds personally picked up Renee, her mother, and grandmother and took them to rehearsals in the Coliseum.  The grandmother called the hospital staff at intervals throughout the day to keep them posted on Renee’s condition.  After Donny (her favorite) gave her a kiss, Renee would not wash her face for two days.  The Osmonds posed for pictures with Renee.  After a few days, she was released from the hospital and allowed to return home to Columbus.  The article closed by stating, “For the Osmonds, it was not doubt a pleasant interlude, but for Renee, it was the time of her life.”


July 11, 1972
Tuesday
The Osmonds stayed in the Holiday Inn-Rivermont in Memphis, TN.  A fire broke out in room 918 and destroyed the original manuscript to The Plan LP.  Clothing and costumes in the room were not burned, but damaged by smoke.  The cause of the fire was undetermined.  The fire was confined to the room.  Only one alarm sounded at 4:09 pm and the fire was extinguished by 4:23 pm.  One fireman was injured by a fall while carrying a hose up a stairway.  He was later released from the hospital with shoulder injuries.  The room was vacant when the fire started.  The fire destroyed approximately $4000 in costumes and another $3500 in personal effects.

July 12, 1972
Wednesday
The Osmond Foundation opened in Salt Lake City, Utah.

July 12, 1972
Wednesday
The Osmond Brothers performed at Chamberlain Field in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

July 14, 1972
Friday
The Osmond Brothers performed in Louisville, Kentucky and stayed at the DeSoto Hilton Hotel.

July 15, 1972
Saturday
The Osmond Brothers performed at the Atlanta Braves Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.

July 15, 1972
Saturday

Donny’s album, Too Young was reviewed by Billboard Magazine.  Their review stated:  “Producers Mike Curb and Don Costa have widened the appeal of the big talents of Donny Osmond with this program that opens the door to the MOR and adult audience.  Featuring the current hit, Too Young, Donny offers material for all ages such as the updating of Lonely Boy, Why, Pretty Blue Eyes, and Donna plus a super piece of material Last Of The Red Hot Lovers.”

July 15, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, remained at #140 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny remained at #7 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young rose to #13 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Live rose to #19 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young, rose to #23 on Billboard’s Easy Listening Chart.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love, rose to #1 on Britain’s chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Hold Her Tight rose to #24 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles Chart.


Mid July
Approximately
The Osmond Brothers played at the Philadelphia Spectrum Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for approximately 18,000 people.

July 16, 1972
Sunday
The Osmonds were in Atlanta, Georgia.

July 17, 1972
Monday
The Osmonds performed at the Coliseum in Columbia, South Carolina.

July 18, 1972
Tuesday
The Osmond Brothers went to the Atlanta Falcons Training Camp on the Furman Campus.  They paid a visit to the afternoon drills and got the “red carpet” treatment.  Jim Mitchell let Jay wear his helmet.  Bob Berry gave Jay some tips on passing and Tommy Nobis gave the Brothers a few tips on defense.  Van Brecklin stopped by to shake hands and pass the time of day.

July 18, 1972
Tuesday
The Osmond Brothers performed in the Memorial Auditorium in Greenville, South Carolina.

July 19, 1972
Wednesday
The Osmond Brothers performed at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina.

July 20, 1972
Thursday
Alan, Jay, and Donny were interviewed by WIXY disc jockey, Jeff McKee in Akron, Ohio.  McKee admitted he had been teasing the Osmond music on this show as bubblegum and had referred to Puppy Love as “Doggie Bag”.  Donny responded, as long as you talk about us, we don’t mind…say, what do you think bubblegum is anyway?   The article goes on to say that McKee had a special place for the Osmonds himself.  He said, “I broke Sweet and Innocent when I was a disc jockey in Milwaukee.  Now, I think of the Osmonds as more than just young music.  Their instrumentation is terrific.  Listen to their Down By The Lazy River and compare it to Led Zepplin’s The Immigrant.  The Osmonds have been recording in Muscle Shoals, remember, where a lot of good talent is.”

July 21, 1972
Friday
The Osmonds performed at the Rubber Bowl in Akron, Ohio.

July 22, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds performed at the Nassau County Coliseum in Long Island, New York.

July 22, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, fell to #149 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny rose to #6 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young remained at #13 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Live rose to #15 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young, rose to #22 on Billboard’s Easy Listening Chart.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love, remained at #1 on Britain’s chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Hold Her Tight rose to #20 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Donny’s album, Too Young debuted at #125 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

Donny single, Puppy Love was #28 in Bangkok.


July 23, 1972
Sunday
The Osmonds performed at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York.

July 24, 1972
Monday
The Osmonds performed at the Coliseum in Charlotte, North Carolina.

July 28, 1972
Friday
Donny’s single, Hey Girl was awarded a gold record by the RIAA on this date.

July 29, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, rose to #148 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny fell to #16 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young fell to #20 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Live rose to #13 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young, fell to #27 on Billboard’s Easy Listening Chart.  After six weeks, this was its last appearance on this chart.  It reached its highest position of #22 on July 22, 1972.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love, remained at #1 on Britain’s chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Hold Her Tight rose to #17 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Donny’s album, Too Young jumped to #58 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

Donny single, Puppy Love was #10 in Bangkok.

Donny’s single, Too Young was at #19 in Hong Kong.

Donny’s single, Too Young was at #15 in Puerto Rico.

The Osmonds’ single, Hold Her Tight, was at #34 in Puerto Rico.


July 30, 1972
Sunday
The Osmonds performed at the Minneapolis Auditorium.

August 4, 1972
Friday
The Osmonds performed at Shaeffer Stadium in Boston, MA.

August 5, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds performed in Baltimore, MD.

August 5, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, remained at #148 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny fell to #31 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young fell to #26 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles chart.  After 12 weeks, this was its last appearance on the chart.  It reached its highest position of #13 on July 15, 1972 where it remained for two weeks.

The Osmonds’ album, Live remained at #13 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love, remained at #1 on Britain’s chart for the fourth week.

The Osmonds’ single, Hold Her Tight rose to #14 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Donny’s album, Too Young jumped to #28 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

Donny single, Puppy Love was #5 in Bangkok.

Donny’s single, Too Young was at #2 in Puerto Rico.

Donny’s single Puppy Love was at #14 in Belgium.

The Osmonds’ single, Hold Her Tight, was at #28 in Puerto Rico.


August 6 -
August 7, 1972
The Osmonds performed at the State Fair in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

August 8, 1972
Tuesday
The Osmonds performed at the Civic Auditorium in Baltimore, MD.

August 9, 1972
Wednesday
The Osmonds performed in Washington, DC.

August 10, 1972
Thursday
Alan was interviewed by the Atlanta Journal.

August 10, 1972
Thursday
The Osmonds performed in Detroit Michigan at the Coba Arena.

August 11, 1972
Friday
The Osmonds performed at Rickwood Field in Birmingham, Alabama.

August 12, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s single, Why, was reviewed by Billboard Magazine.  Their review stated:  Radio demand cut from his current LP chart climber Too Young is a top updating of Frankie Avalon’s 1960 #1 hit.  Strong for MOR as well as a top 40.  Flip is an equally strong cut, Lonely Boy.”

August 12, 1972
Saturday
An article appeared in the Toronto Star Newspaper stating that within a year and a half of One Bad Apple going to the top, the Osmonds has had 13 gold records, sell-out nightclub stands from Tokyo to Miami, a royal command performance for the Queen Elizabeth, their own Saturday morning cartoon series starting the Fall of 1972, their own record label, they were building their own studio, founded their own charity for the deaf and raked in over 5 million dollars under 4 separate corporate names.

Also, in the article the Osmonds are given credit for saving the Canadian National Exhibition Grandstand from going under in 1971.


August 12, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, fell to #152 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny fell to #37 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Live fell to #15 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love, remained at #1 on Britain’s chart for the fifth week.

Donny’s album, Too Young rose to #23 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young rose to #7 in Hong Kong.

Donny’s single, Too Young was at #8 in Puerto Rico.

Donny single, Puppy Love was #6 in Bangkok.

Donny’s single Puppy Love was at #14 in Belgium.

The Osmonds’ single, Hold Her Tight remained #14 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles Chart.


August 14, 1972
Monday
The Osmond Brothers performed at City Park Stadium in New Orleans, Louisiana for a crowd of 12,885.  According to the Los Angeles Times (09/08/72) the Osmonds shattered long standing records for both attendance and box office receipts originally set by Beatles.

August 15, 1972
Tuesday
The Osmonds performed at the Tarrant County Convention Center in Ft. Worth, Texas.

August 17, 1972
Thursday
The Osmond Brothers performed at the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri.

August 18, 1972
Friday
The Osmond Brothers performed at the State Fair in Des Moines, IA.

August 19, 1972
Saturday
The Osmond Brothers performed at the Met Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

August 19, 1972
Saturday
The Seven Little Foys, starring The Osmond Brothers was re-aired on this date. 

August 19, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, remained at #152 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny fell to #42 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Live fell to #21 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love, fell to #4 on Britain’s chart.

Donny’s album, Too Young rose to #20 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young rose to #5 in Hong Kong.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love was at #13 in Bangkok.

Donny’s single Puppy Love was at #19 in Belgium.

The Osmonds’ single, Hold Her Tight fell to #30 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles Chart.


August 20, 1972
Sunday
The Osmond Brothers performed in Chicago, IL.

August 21, 1972
Monday
The Osmond Brothers appeared in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at The Arena for a crowd of 7,752.

August 23, 1972
Wednesday
The Osmond Brothers appeared in Toronto, Canada at the Canadian Exhibition Grandstand to a sell-out crowd of 25,000.

August 24 -
August 26, 1972
The Osmond Brothers performed at the Garden States Center in Holmdel, New Jersey.  They stayed at the Holiday Inn in Hazlet, New Jersey.

August 26, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, fell to #154 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny remained at #42 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Live fell to #26 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love, remained at #4 on Britain’s chart.

Donny’s album, Too Young rose to #17 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young fell to #7 in Hong Kong.

Donny’s single Puppy Love was at #15 in Belgium.

The Osmonds’ single, Hold Her Tight fell to #43 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles Chart.  After nine weeks, this was its last appearance on the chart.  It reached its highest position at #14 on August 5, 1972 where it remained for two weeks.


August 28, 1972
Monday
Wayne celebrated his 21st birthday.

August 28 –
August 29, 1972
The Osmond Brothers performed two shows each day at the Ohio State Fair in Columbus, Ohio for 70,000 people each day.

August 30, 1972
Wednesday
The Osmonds appeared on Ben Wicks in Canada. 

August 31, 1972
Thursday
The Osmonds were in the recording studio recording Sunshine Rose, The Other Side Of Me, Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me) and Tears On My Pillow for Donny’s upcoming album, Alone Together.

September 1972
Donny was rushed to the hospital to have his appendix removed.  He stayed at the Beverly Glen Hospital in Los Angeles, CA for a week for recuperation.

September 2, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, remained #154 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny fell to #48 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Live remained at #26 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love, fell to #10 on Britain’s chart.

Donny’s album, Too Young rose to #16 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young fell to #10 in Hong Kong.

Donny’s single Puppy Love was at #10 in Belgium.

Donny’s single Puppy Love was at #10 in Norway.

Donny’s single, Why, rose to #62 on Billboards Hot 100 Singles Chart.


September 8, 1972
Friday
The Osmond Brothers performed at the Anaheim Stadium in Los Angeles for a crowd of 29,832 people.  According to the Los Angeles Times (09/11/72) history was made by the Osmonds for being the first group to perform rock music at the stadium since 1970.  After a concert given by The Who in 1970, rock music was banned from the stadium. This was also a celebration of their 10th Anniversary in Entertainment.

September 9, 1972
Saturday

The Osmonds cartoon made its debut on ABC television. The first episode was entitled, And Away They Go.  In this episode, Jimmy and canine pal Fuji nearly sabotage the Osmonds' chances of being selected for a goodwill tour as ambassadors on behalf of the United States Music Committee.

Songs included were Go Away Little Girl and One Bad Apple.  Each episode began with the song, One Bad Apple.

Silhouetting was used when the Osmonds performed songs, which end with applause. Rankin/Bass utilized computer imagery for the silhouettes of the Osmonds dancing. "I think this was one of the first times any type of computer was used in an animated project," according to storyboard artist Don Duga. The show was produced by Rankin and Bass.

Three major independent television regions screened the 17-part Osmond series which begin airing on September 16.  The Osmonds were shown on London Weekend, ATV, and Scottish Television beginning on September 16.


September 9, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, fell to #165 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny fell to #50 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Live remained at #26 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart for the third week.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love, fell to #17 on Britain’s chart.

Donny’s album, Too Young rose to #13 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young fell to #15 in Hong Kong.

Donny’s single, Why, rose to #43 on Billboards Hot 100 Singles Chart.


September 16, 1972
Saturday

The Osmonds cartoon, China, aired on this date. This was the second show of the series. Songs included were Don't Panic and Sweet and Innocent.

September 16, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds cartoon series debuted on London Weekend, ATV, and Scottish Television on this date.

September 16, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, rose to #160 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny remained #50 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Live rose to #25 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart. 

Donny’s single, Puppy Love, fell to #19 on Britain’s chart.

Donny’s album, Too Young rose to #12 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

Donny’s single, Why, rose to #38 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles Chart.


September 21, 1972
Thursday
Donny appeared on Top Of The Pop’s in Britain singing Too Young.

September 23, 1972
Saturday

The third episode of The Osmonds cartoon series aired on this date.  The title of the episode was Jimmy and James in London.  It was based on Mark Twain’s novel, The Prince and the Pauper.  A similar story line was also used in an episode of The Monkee’s.   Songs included In The Rest of My Life and Why.

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September 23, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds’ album, Phase III, fell to #170 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.  This was its last appearance on the chart.  It reached its highest position of #10 on March 11, 1972.  It stayed on the charts for 35 weeks.

Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny rose to #49 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Live, remained at #25 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart. 

Donny’s single, Puppy Love, fell to #30 on Britain’s chart.

Donny’s album, Too Young rose to #11 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

Donny’s single, Why, rose to #30 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles Chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Down By The Lazy River was at #30 in France.

Donny’s single, Why, debuted at #39 on Billboard’s Easy Listening Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young, debuted at #22 on Britain’s chart.


September 28 –
October 12, 1972
The Osmond Brothers performed a two-week stint in Las Vegas at Caesar’s Palace.  According to the Los Angeles Times (09/11/72)  the Osmond Brothers made history as being the youngest group to headline in Las Vegas.

Songs included Motown Special, Down By The Lazy River, Go Away Little Girl, Sweet and Innocent, Why, Fiddler On The Roof Medley, I Wouldn’t Trade The Silver In My Mother’s Hair, There’s No Business Like Show Business, Osmond Brothers Quartet, I Want A Good Old Fashioned Girl, Merrill’s Banjo Medley, Wayne as Ed Sullivan, Moon River, Saxophones, a dance number, Hold Her Tight, Without You, Heartbreak Hotel, Trouble, Hound Dog, Puppy Love, Dance to the Music, and Somewhere.


September 30, 1972
Saturday

The fourth episode of The Osmonds cartoon series aired on this date.  This episode was titled Sir Donald of Bavaria.  Songs included Do You Want Me and Business.

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September 30, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny remained at #49 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Live, fell to #31 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart

Donny’s single, Puppy Love, fell to #35 on Britain’s chart.

Donny’s album, Too Young remained at #11 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

Donny’s single, Why, rose to #24 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Donny’s single, Why, rose to #30 on Billboard’s Easy Listening Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young, rose to #9 on Britain’s chart.


October 7, 1972
Saturday

The fifth episode of The Osmonds cartoon series aired on this date.  The title of this episode was Paris.  Songs included Promise Me and Shuckin’ and Jivin’.

October 7, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny fell to #54 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Live, fell to #40 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart. 

Donny’s single, Puppy Love, rose to #33 on Britain’s chart.

Donny’s album, Too Young fell to #13 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

Donny’s single, Why, rose to #18 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Donny’s single, Why, rose to #26 on Billboard’s Easy Listening Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young, rose to #5 on Britain’s chart.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love, was at #10 in Argentina.

Donny’s single, Lonely Boy, was at #8 in Canada.


October 13, 1972
Friday
George celebrated his 55th birthday.

Marie celebrated her 13th birthday.


October 14, 1972
Saturday

The sixth episode of The Osmonds cartoon series aired on this date.  The title of the episode was Monte Carlo.  Songs included Wake Up Little Susie and Got Me Going.

October 14, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds’ single, Crazy Horses, was recommended by Billboard Magazine.  They stated:  “The title tune from current LP (national breakout this week) will prove a pure winner for the group.  Original Osmond material.

October 14, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds’ album, Crazy Horses was reviewed by Billboard Magazine.  Their review stated:  “The young superstars have here a dynamite package which will outsell even their past smash hits.  The material is entirely Osmond originals including heavy sounds like the title tune (their current single), infectious numbers like Life Is Hard Enough Without Goodbyes, and Hey Mr. Taxi and pretty ballads like And You Love Me.  Also here, their million seller Hold Her Tight.  Top production work by Michael Lloyd and Alan Osmond.”

October 14, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny fell to #59 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Live, fell to #47 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart. 

Donny’s single, Puppy Love, fell to #38 on Britain’s chart.

Donny’s album, Too Young fell to #17 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

Donny’s single, Why, rose to #16 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Donny’s single, Why, rose to #24 on Billboard’s Easy Listening Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young, remained at #5 on Britain’s chart.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love, was at #6 in Argentina.

Donny’s single, Lonely Boy, was at #8 in Canada.

The Osmonds’ album, Crazy Horses, debuted at #111 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.


October 20, 1972
Friday
The Osmond Brothers performed at the GOP Rally sponsored by Young Voters of America at the Arie Crown Theater in McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.  They performed for Vice-President Spiro Agnew and his wife and performed with Frank Sinatra.  Mike Curb of MGM Records also performed.  About 6,000 people attended the performance with 700 people locked out of the theater with oversold tickets.

October 21, 1972
Saturday
The seventh episode of The Osmonds cartoon series aired on this date.  The episode was titled Denmark.  Songs included Love Me and Hold Her Tight.

October 21, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny remained at #59 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Live, fell to #49 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart. 

Donny’s album, Too Young fell to #20 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

Donny’s single, Why, rose to #15 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Donny’s single, Why, rose to #22 on Billboard’s Easy Listening Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Crazy Horses, rose to #79 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Crazy Horses, debuted at #90 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young, remained at #5 on Britain’s chart for the third week.

Donny’s single, Lonely Boy, was at #16 in Canada.

Donny’s single, Too Young, was at #24 in Bangkok.


October 28, 1972
Saturday
The eighth episode of The Osmonds cartoon series aired on this date.  The episode was titled India.  Songs included And You Love Me and Hey Girl.

October 28, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny fell to #64 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Live, fell to #58 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart. 

Donny’s album, Too Young fell to #32 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

Donny’s single, Why, rose to #13 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Donny’s single, Why, rose to #19 on Billboard’s Easy Listening Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Crazy Horses, rose to #70 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Crazy Horses, rose to #62 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young, fell to 14 on Britain’s chart for the third week.

Donny’s single, Lonely Boy, was at #16 in Canada.

Donny’s single, Too Young, was at #16 in Bangkok.


October 29, 1972
Sunday
The Osmonds flew to London for their first concerts in Britian. They also had a press conference at the Churchill Hotel on this date.

October 30, 1972
Monday
The Osmonds appeared on Nationwide on the BBC and Donny appeared on Radio One.

November 1, 1972
Wednesday
The Osmonds taped their performances of Crazy Horses and Why for Top Of The Pops.

November 2, 1972
Thursday
The Osmonds taped four songs for London Weekend.

November 3, 1972
Friday
Why, Long Haired Lover, and Crazy Horses were released in the UK on this date.

November 3, 1972
Friday
An article appeared in the Poughkeepsie Journal about the Osmonds and Jackson Five staying in the Churchill Hotel in England.  The Jackson Five gave an impromptu concert on the roof of the hotel to help calm the fans down.

November 4, 1972
Saturday
The ninth episode of The Osmonds cartoon series aired on this date.  The title of the episode was Yukon.  Songs included All I Have To Do Is Dream and My Drum.

November 4, 1972
Saturday
Donny appeared on Ed Stewart’s Jr. Choice.

November 4, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds performed their first concert in London England at the Rainbow Theatre. Tony Prince introduced the Osmonds.

November 4, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny fell to #85 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Live, fell to #67 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart. 

Donny’s album, Too Young remained at #32 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

Donny’s single, Why, fell to #25 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Donny’s single, Why, fell to #25 on Billboard’s Easy Listening Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Crazy Horses, rose to #38 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Crazy Horses, rose to #50 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young, fell to #22 on Britain’s chart.


November 6, 1972
Monday
The Osmonds performed at the Free Trade Hall in Manchester, England.

November 7, 1972
Tuesday
The Osmonds performed at the Town Hall in Birmingham, England.

November 8, 1972
Wednesday
The Osmonds performed their 1st concert at the Rainbow Theater in Finsbury Park.

November 9, 1972
Thursday
Donny’s performance of Why aired on Top Of The Pops in England on this date.

November 9, 1972
Thursday
The Osmonds performed their 2nd concert at the Rainbow Theater in Finsbury Park. The following is a story from a British newspaper:  “Pop star Donny Osmond arrived in an ambulance, under medical supervision, for his concert in London on Thursday night (Nov 9, 1972).  A doctor advised 14-year old Donny’s family to cancel the show because he had influenza and temperature of 103.  But Donny, idol of the weenybopper fans, insisted that the show must go on.  Wrapped in sweaters he arrived at the Rainbow Theater in Finsbury Park to take the stage with his brothers before a capacity audience.  Donny said, ‘I heard that 3,000 fans had come from all over Britain, and I just couldn’t let them down.’"

November 10, 1972
Friday
The Osmonds went to a soccer game.  Donny was still sick and stayed at the hotel in bed.

November 11, 1972
Saturday

The tenth episode of The Osmonds cartoon series airs on this date.  The title of the episode is Black Forest.  Songs include Going, Going, Gone (to Somebody Else) and Girl.

November 11, 1972
Saturday
The Osmond family goes shopping at Harrod’s.  Donny is still sick.

November 11, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny fell to #91 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Live, remained at #67 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart. 

Donny’s album, Too Young fell to #46 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

Donny’s single, Why, fell to #39 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles Chart.  After 12 weeks, this was its last appearance on the chart.  It reached its highest position of #13 on October 28, 1972.

Donny’s single, Why, fell to #39 on Billboard’s Easy Listening Chart.  After eight weeks, this was its last appearance on the chart.  It reached its highest position at #19 on October 28, 1972.

The Osmonds’ album, Crazy Horses, rose to #31 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Crazy Horses, rose to #32 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young, fell to #25 on Britain’s chart.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love, was at #1 in New Zealand.


November 13, 1972
Monday
The Osmonds fly from Heathrow Airport to Bremen, Germany.

November 14, 1972
Tuesday
The Osmonds tape a concert for a German television special, The Beat Club which aired on December 9, 1972.

November 15, 1972
Wednesday
The Osmonds fly from Bremen, Germany to Amsterdam.

November 16, 1972
Thursday
The Osmonds tape a Dutch television show.

November 17, 1972
Friday
The Osmonds fly to Paris, France.

November 18, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds tape a French television show.

November 18, 1972

The eleventh episode of The Osmonds cartoon series aired on this date.  The episode was titled Italy.  Songs included What Could It Be and Lonely Boy.

November 18, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny fell to #111 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Live, remained at #107 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.  

Donny’s album, Too Young fell to #51 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Crazy Horses, rose to #27 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Crazy Horses, rose to #24 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young, fell to #30 on Britain’s chart.

Donny’s single, Puppy Love, was at #4 in New Zealand.

The Osmonds’ single, Crazy Horses, debuted at #27 in Britain.

Donny’s single, Why, was at #13 in Hong Kong.

Donny’s single, Why, was at #9 in Malaysia.

Donny’s single, Why, debuted at #21 on Britain’s chart.


November 18, 1972
Saturday

Music Week had the following records and positions on their charts:

Single / Album
Artist
Position
Too Young   
Donny
#28
Why 
Donny  
#6
Crazy Horses (single) 
Osmonds
#1
Live     
Osmonds  
#43
Portrait of Donny   
Donny
#14

November 19, 1972
Sunday
The Osmonds performed at the Olympia in Paris, France.

November 20, 1972
Monday
Donny made his acting debut with Lucille Ball and Luci Arnaz on Here’s Lucy which aired on CBS-TV on this date. The title of the episode was Lucy and Donny Osmond. Donny played himself.  Eve Plumb (The Brady Bunch) plays Lucy’s niece and is a huge fan of Donny’s.  Luci Arnaz agrees to get an album signed for her niece by Donny, and Donny develops a crush on Luci.  He sings Too Young and also does a duet with Luci Arnaz singing I’ll Never Fall In Love Again.

November 25, 1972
Saturday
The 12th episode of The Osmonds cartoon series aired on this date.  The title of the episode was Australia.  Songs included It’s You Babe and Lonely Boy.

November 25, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny remained at #111 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Live, fell to #112 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart. 

Donny’s album, Too Young remained at #51 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Crazy Horses, rose to #21 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Crazy Horses, rose to #19 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young, rose to #28 on Britain’s chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Crazy Horses, rose to #7 in Britain.

Donny’s single, Why, rose to #6 on Britain’s chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young, was at #27 in Belgium.


November 27, 1972
Monday
The Osmonds were in the recording studio recording Young Love, The Twelfth of Never, and a Million To One for Donny’s upcoming album, Alone Together.

November 30, 1972
Thursday
Jimmy’s performance of Long Haired Lover From Liverpool was aired on Top of the Pops in the UK on this date.

December 1, 1972
Friday
The Osmonds gave George and Olive a surprise party for their 28th Anniversary on this date.

December 1, 1972
Friday
The Osmonds were in the recording studio recording Life Is Just What You Make It, Do You Want Me, It Takes A Lot Of Love, and It’s Hard To Say Goodbye for Donny’s upcoming album, Alone Together.

December 2, 1972
Saturday
The 13th episode of The Osmonds cartoon series aired on this date.  The title of the episode was Transylvania.  In this episode the boys are startled when their stop in Transylvania is actually an invitation to play at a vampire’s 200th birthday party.  Songs include Killer Joe and We All Fall Down.  In Jimmy’s Killer Joe sequence, he has a vision of Donny becoming a werewolf. 

December 2, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds went home to Utah.

December 2, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny fell to #124 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Live, fell to #125 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart. 

Donny’s album, Too Young fell to #60 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Crazy Horses, rose to #18 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Crazy Horses, rose to #15 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart.

Jimmy’s album, Killer Joe, made its debut at #176 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young, fell to #37 on Britain’s chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Crazy Horses, rose to #2 in Britain.

Donny’s single, Why, rose to #4 on Britain’s chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young, was at #25 in Belgium.

Donny’s single, Why, was at #7 in Hong Kong.

Jimmy’s single, Long Haired Lover From Liverpool, debuted at #49 on Britain’s chart.


December 9, 1972
Saturday

The 14th episode of The Osmonds cartoon series aired on this date.  The title of the episode was Rio.  Songs included were Pretty Blue Eyes and Hey Mr. Taxi.

December 9, 1972
Saturday
Donny celebrated his 15th birthday.  He spent his birthday with Sharon Lee from Tiger Beat.

December 9, 1972
Saturday
The Osmonds’ concert that they taped in Germany aired on German television on The Beat Club.  This was the final episode of The Beat Club.  The show was succeeded by Musikladen the following week.

December 9, 1972
Saturday

Donny’s album, My Best To You, was reviewed by Billboard Magazine.  Their review stated:  “All of Donny’s hits under one cover spells a giant seller.  They’re all here from Puppy Love, to Why, Lonely Boy, Sweet And Innocent, Hey Girl, to Go Away Little Girl.  Will hit hard and fast at the dealer level.”

December 9, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny fell to #131 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Live, fell to #140 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart. 

Donny’s album, Too Young fell to #68 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Crazy Horses, rose to #17 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Crazy Horses, rose to #14 on Billboard’s top 100 Singles Chart.

Jimmy’s album, Killer Joe, made its debut at #159 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s single, Too Young, fell to #46 on Britain’s chart.  After 12 weeks, this was its last appearance on the chart.  It reached its highest position at #5 on October 7, 1972 where it stayed for three weeks.

The Osmonds’ single, Crazy Horses, remained at #2 in Britain.

Donny’s single, Why, rose to #3 on Britain’s chart.

Donny’s single, Why, was at #12 in Hong Kong.

Jimmy’s single, Long Haired Lover From Liverpool, debuted at #49 on Britain’s chart.


December 10, 1972
Sunday
Jimmy and Alan go to Los Angeles to tape Jimmy’s performance of Long Haired Lover From Liverpool on The Tonight Show

Donny finishes his recordings for Alone Together.


December 16, 1972
Saturday

The 15th episode of The Osmonds cartoon series airs on this date.  The title of the episode was Don Osmondo.  In this episode, Donny inadvertently becomes the substitute for an indisposed bullfighter, so his brothers must provide a makeshift toro.  Songs include Puppy Love and Yo Yo.

December 16, 1972
Saturday
Benjamin Thomas was born to Tom and Lyn Osmond on this date.

December 16, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny fell to #145 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Live, fell to #174 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart. 

Donny’s album, Too Young fell to #72 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Crazy Horses, rose to #15 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Crazy Horses, remained at #14 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart.

Jimmy’s album, Killer Joe, made its debut at #127 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Crazy Horses, remained at #2 in Britain for the third week.

Donny’s single, Why, fell to #6 on Britain’s chart.

Jimmy’s single, Long Haired Lover From Liverpool, jumped to #9 on Britain’s chart.

Donny’s album, My Best To You, debuted at #132 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.


December 23, 1972
Saturday

The 16th episode of The Osmonds cartoon series aired on this date.  The title of the episode was The Luck of The Osmonds.  In the Emerald Isle, Jimmy is mistaken for a leprechaun.  Songs included Long Haired Lover From Liverpool and Down By The Lazy River.

December 23, 1972
Saturday
Jimmy appeared on American Bandstand.  He sang Tweedlee Dee and Long Haired Lover From Liverpool. 

December 23, 1972
Saturday
Jimmy made a solo appearance on The Flip Wilson Show.  He sang I’ve Got A Lovely Bunch of Coconuts in a duet with Flip, and also sang If Santa Were My Daddy.

December 23, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny fell to #151 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Live, fell to #179 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart. 

Donny’s album, Too Young fell to #77 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Crazy Horses, rose to #14 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Crazy Horses, fell to #23 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart.

Jimmy’s album, Killer Joe, made its debut at #123 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s album, My Best To You, rose to #79 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Crazy Horses, fell to #3 in Britain.

Donny’s single, Why, remained at #6 on Britain’s chart.

Jimmy’s single, Long Haired Lover From Liverpool, rose to #5 on Britain’s chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Crazy Horses was at #8 in Belgium.

Donny’s single, Why, was at #4 in Malaysia.

Donny’s single, Why, was at #5 in Singapore.


December 30, 1972
Saturday

The 17th episode of The Osmonds cartoon series aired on this date.  The episode was titled, Going Home. Songs included Too Young and Utah.

December 30, 1972
Saturday
The Osmond Brothers’ album, Live was awarded a gold record by the RIAA on this date.

December 30, 1972
Saturday

Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny, was awarded a gold record by the RIAA on this date.

December 30, 1972
Saturday
Donny’s album, Portrait of Donny fell to #161 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Live, fell to #185 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.  After 29 weeks, this was its last appearance on the chart.  It reached its highest position at #13 on July 29, 1972 where it stayed for two weeks.

Donny’s album, Too Young fell to #85 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums Chart.

The Osmonds’ album, Crazy Horses, fell to #17 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Crazy Horses, fell to #39 on Billboard’s Top 100 Singles Chart.

Jimmy’s album, Killer Joe, remained at #123 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

Donny’s album, My Best To You, rose to #51 on Billboard’s Top Selling LP’s Chart.

The Osmonds’ single, Crazy Horses, remained at #3 in Britain.

Donny’s single, Why, remained at #6 on Britain’s chart.

Jimmy’s single, Long Haired Lover From Liverpool, rose to #1 on Britain’s chart.

Donny’s single, Why, was at #8 in Malaysia.

Donny’s single, Why, was at #7 in Singapore.

The Osmonds’ single, Down By The Lazy River was #14 in France.


December 30, 1972
Saturday

Billboard Magazine named their Trendsetter Awards for 1972.  The following is a list of the categories, artists, and positions:

Category
Artist
Position
Top Singles Artist
Donny 
#4
Top Singles Artist
Osmonds  
#23
Top Albums Artist 
Donny 
#7
Top Albums Artist  
Osmonds  
#20
Top Singles Male Vocalist
Donny 
#3
Top Singles Duo/Group
Osmonds
#10
Top Singles Easy Listening
Donny   
#40
Top Albums Male Vocalist 
Donny 
#2
Top Albums Duo/Group
Osmonds
#10

 

 

 

 


 

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